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Hitachi India is creating a society of changemakers

2020-06-12T11:54:57+00:00May 15th, 2020|Guest Columns - India Global Business, Social Impact Focus - India Global Business|

The company has implemented several CSR initiatives in India with a vision to build a sustainable community for all. Highlights: To foster sustainable environments, Hitachi has a strong focus on the Education and Skill Development program in India. The company partnered with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to contribute towards the Government of India’s Skill India Mission. With a vision to create an active community of changemakers, Hitachi India has been conducting the CSR Stakeholder Dialogue since 2015. The [...]

A smart solution to socio-economic development

2020-05-11T05:24:13+00:00April 24th, 2020|2020, Guest Columns - India Global Business, North America Edition – 24 April-07 May 2020, Social Impact Focus - India Global Business, UK Edition – 24 April-07 May 2020|

With its Smartpur initiative, Nokia aims to provide the benefits of broadband connectivity to the ‘telecom-dark’ areas of the country, empowering communities and preparing India for a digital future. Highlights: Digital connectivity will provide India with the means to rapidly transform its socio-economic landscape. Nokia’s Smartpur programme creates a sustainable ecosystem for smarter villages where community members can leverage digital tools to bring efficiency in daily lives. It encompasses the basic tenets of Digital India by targeting five key areas of development [...]

Boardrooms are replacing CSR with TSI

2020-05-11T04:48:56+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, Guest Columns - India Global Business, Home Page, North America Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020, Social Impact Focus - India Global Business, UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

Total societal impact is the new mantra among businesses that consider an overall benefit to society. Highlights: Companies are under mounting pressure from stakeholders and customers to play a more active role in addressing social and environmental issues. A TSI approach considers the complete benefit to society from a company’s products, services, operations, core capabilities, and activities. Companies that actively rethink on how to improve their TSI stand to reap concrete business rewards. Companies are increasingly  under mounting pressure [...]

Nurturing seeds of hope for a better tomorrow

2020-05-11T04:19:34+00:00March 27th, 2020|2020, Guest Columns - India Global Business, North America Edition – 27 March-09 April 2020, Social Impact Focus - India Global Business, UK Edition – 27 March-09 April 2020|

Oil and gas services company Technip India has charted out several plans to foster socio-economic development in local. Highlights: The company has initiated over 50 CSR programmes, in line with the UN SDGs, under the aegis of their flagship community programme Seed of Hope. They have installed biogas plants in 100 houses in Dahej, Gujarat to provide access to a clean and affordable source of energy to rural communities. Technip is also actively promoting female education by starting 32 STEM [...]

Business ecosystem, people and environment at the heart of CSR

2020-05-11T04:01:05+00:00March 13th, 2020|2020, Guest Columns - India Global Business, North America Edition – 13 March-26 March 2020, Social Impact Focus - India Global Business, UK Edition – 13 March-26 March 2020|

The Legrand Group in India says it has undertaken several projects to promote education, skill development, health and disaster management in the country. Highlights: Legrand’s CSR policy contributes to 10 out of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) defined by the UN. The Telemedicine Centre, for the first time in India, provides medical consultation services to communities located in remote villages. The ‘LIFE Mission’ project supported flood hit Kerala in rebuilding houses (4,000+), powering back up supports to government hospitals [...]